Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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HULBIE, n. A large unwieldy object, a clumsy person. Lnk. 1825 Jam.:
A hulbie of a stane, a large unwieldy stone; a hulbie of a house, man, etc.

[Orig. obscure. Prob. unconnected with the preceding.]

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